The Psychology of Workplace Boredom

a woman bored while working on her laptop

Boredom is popularly believed to be a state that results from having absolutely nothing to do. This is not entirely true. It is not practically imaginable that a person has absolutely nothing to do. Boredom can more accurately be defined as a state where anything a person does, ceases to be appealing … Read more

Does Owning a Gun Increase or Decrease Safety? Science Answers

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When we think about self-protection and self-defense, people of different cultures think of different things. But for most Americans, guns have always been thought of as a means for this. Considering that firearms can be instantly lethal, they make other self-defense forms appear like a total waste of time. But does owning … Read more

Schizophrenia is NOT Multiple Personality Disorder

Multiple Personality Disorder

  “Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia.” –Vittorio Gassman Most people erroneously believe that schizophrenia is the mental disorder characterized by alter egos, or multiple personalities. This is probably because of simple linguistic confusion, … Read more

Blogging is Good for Your Memory

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If you want to transform your body into an athletic shape, you can play an exciting sport or develop a workout routine. If you want to improve your intelligence level, play brain teasers and games that improve intelligence. But If you want to improve your brain health and memory, the hobby to … Read more